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Old 06-20-16, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
$264 isn't bad for a full reynolds 531 frame even in my neck of the woods where bikes are a whole lot less than in Cambridge. The bike doesn't appear to need a repaint. I'd take it apart, touch up any rust spots, and use some frame saver on the inside. Then I'd build it up with whatever parts tickle your fancy.

I wouldn't sweat the weight. This is a very good bike; whatever weight it is is the right weight.
thanks! I will let my LBS have a look at the bike ... they are very good with vintage bikes ... frame saver is definately going to be used though (I have a brand new Surly LHT which is due for it's first service and from what I read, a bottle of frame saver is enough for 2 bike frames
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